• All the women that are first born daughters in my family are named Mary, but we've all been given nicknames. I don't know how or why that started, but I'm nicknamed after my great-grandmother, who was Mamie. No one ever calls me Mary, except only if my husband is very serious about something.

    "Emily Owens, M.D. Star Mamie Gummer Reveals Her Mom's (Meryl Streep!) Movies That Make Her Laugh, Cry, and Watch Again and Again". Interview with Jessica Radloff, October 16, 2012.